Cristina Cuomo defended herself in opposition to critics of her holistic therapies used to battle COVID-19.
The self-described “wellness worshiper” acquired backlash after sharing an inventory of homeopathic therapies in a weblog put up on the web site, the Purist.
In it, she admitted to taking a shower with ¼ of a cup of Clorox added to the water–as advisable by Linda Lancaster, her homeopathic physician. She additionally listed dear medicines and a $300 vitamin C drip to assist enhance immunity.
Many readers commented that the therapies have been solely accessible to a “privileged” inhabitants.
In an interview with Individuals, Cristina addressed the controversy and she or he’s “conscious that what I’m about to speak about are remedies for people who find themselves already in a privileged state of affairs—now we have a roof over our head, sufficient meals to eat and clear consuming water, and never everybody has that,” including, “There’s an enormous opposition in opposition to holistic medication, I get that.”
Cristina’s husband, CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, broke the information that his spouse examined constructive for the coronavirus — two weeks after he was identified — throughout a broadcast from his Southampton basement earlier this month.
Cristina, who’s “feeling properly” stood her floor on making an attempt different medicines to battle the virus, talking with Individuals.
“We’re all looking for instruments to assist beat this. The actual fact is, there aren’t any standardized therapies for this virus,” she stated.
“My hope is to share data and options that many may not have entry to and are all in favour of listening to about. Entry to healthcare and medication will not be a privilege, it’s a human proper. No matter accessibility, I needed to provide my immune system a combating probability.”
The couple’s 14-year-old son, Mario contracted the virus and their two daughters haven’t proven any signs.
“I’ve to say, the worry I had going into it was far better than the worry I had whereas I used to be in it,” she stated. “I believe there’s a lot anxiousness proper now round this virus, and a part of it’s the worry of realizing there’s no vaccine, and there’s no confirmed remedy or therapies,” she added.